June 24, 2002
* Gregory John Westphal, 41, 340 L.
Snyder Lane, Mountain City, was arrested Friday by Carter
County Sheriff's Deputy John Barham for possession of Schedule
II drugs for re-sale (4 grams of methamphetamine) and possession
of a Schedule VI narcotic.
* Roy L. Shipley, 48, 114 South Lynn Ave., was
arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. G.S. Johnson for failure to
appear and contempt of court. Shipley's bond was pre-set at
$35,000. He was ordered to appear at the next arranged Sessions
* Jerry Jackson Hartsock, 47, 108 Beecham Lane,
Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by the CCSD on a charge
of violation of probation.
* Terrence Curtis Williams, 32, 124 Milligan
Lane, Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Rocky
Croy for excessive drunkenness. According to the police report,
Williams was sitting in a vehicle that was stopped in the
middle of the road. When Croy asked him to exit the vehicle,
Williams was unsteady on his feet. He failed various sobriety
tests and allegedly told Croy he had drank a 12-pack of beer.
Croy arrested Williams for his own safety, the report said.
A background check revealed Williams had a previous DUI arrest.
* Adam Lewis Price, 114 Coney Island Road, was
arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones for assault under
domestic violence. The police report stated that Jones had
responded to complaints about the juvenile on two previous
occasions for becoming violent with his grandmother and throwing
a pair of needle-nosed pliers at her. On this occasion, Price
was allegedly twisting his grandmother's arm and being violent
with her, according to the CCSD report. Jones arrested Price
for the safety of the grandmother.
* CCSD Deputy Todd
Hamm on Saturday responded to a complaint by Elizabeth Buffett.
Buffett told police that someone had driven away without paying
for $5 of gasoline at the BP Gas Station at 110 First Ave.,
* CCSD Deputy Michael Carlock on Friday responded
to a vehicle break-in at Puckett's Auto Sales, 5103 Hwy. 19E,
Hampton. Gary Brewer stated someone had broken into a 1991
Mazda Navajo and stolen the radio. Police reported damage
to the dash and the driver's side door.
* John Reed, 1097 Old Railroad Grade, Roan Mountain,
reported to sheriff's deputies on Saturday that someone had
stolen his Jackson terrier dog (worth $2,500 according to
the owner). Reed told police he had been riding his horse
in the mountains and had his two dogs with him. He left the
dogs to go hunting, and when he returned home, only one of
the dogs was there.
* CCSD Deputy Al Meehan on Friday responded to
a trailer fire at 1205 Rittertown Road. The police report
stated four of the five members of a family residing at the
trailer were at the opposite end of the trailer where the
fire apparently started. The family told police that a great-aunt
was in the bedroom when the rest of the family heard the smoke
alarm. The fire was extinguished. The incident is under investigation.